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Obama commemorates Special Olympics anniversary at star-studded White House event

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Katy Perry, Jason Derulo and Stevie Wonder were all there – but the only guest who got to give President Barack Obama a hug during his speech was restaurant owner Tim Harris. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Japan holds first broad cybersecurity drill, frets over Olympics risks

By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan faced a full-on cyber attack across government departments on Tuesday in a drill aimed at bolstering national security as the country gears up to host the 2020 Olympics. Japan is … Continue reading

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Japan holds first broad cybersecurity drill, frets over Olympics risks

By Tim Kelly and Nobuhiro Kubo TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan faces a full-on cyber attack across government departments on Tuesday in a drill aimed at bolstering national security as the country gears up to host the 2020 Olympics. Japan is … Continue reading

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The Sochi Olympics’ Official Website Is Bizarre And Extremely Russian

Between shower spy cams and stray dogs, the Sochi Winter Olympics have been a bit bizarre, to say the least. But you don't have to go to Russia to see the absurdity yourself. Just check out the official website. It … Continue reading

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Sochi Olympics: US warns of toothpaste bombs on Russia flights – Economic Times

Economic Times Sochi Olympics: US warns of toothpaste bombs on Russia flightsEconomic TimesOn the eve of Sochi Olympic Games, the US has warned American and foreign airlines that terrorists could try to conceal explosives in toothpaste or cosmetic tubes on … Continue reading

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Airlines warned of possible toothpaste tube bombs ahead of Olympics – CNN

Livemint Airlines warned of possible toothpaste tube bombs ahead of OlympicsCNNWashington (CNN) — The United States is advising airlines with direct flights serving Russia to be aware of the possibility that explosive materials could be concealed in toothpaste or cosmetic … Continue reading

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Airlines warned of possible toothpaste tube bombs ahead of Olympics – CNN

Livemint Airlines warned of possible toothpaste tube bombs ahead of OlympicsCNNWashington (CNN) — The United States is advising airlines with direct flights serving Russia to be aware of the possibility that explosive materials could be concealed in toothpaste or cosmetic … Continue reading

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Competition begins at Winter Olympics after DHS issues toothpaste tube … – Fox News

ABC News Competition begins at Winter Olympics after DHS issues toothpaste tube …Fox NewsWASHINGTON – Competition in the 2014 Winter Olympics began Thursday morning, hours after the U.S. Department of Homeland Security warned that terrorists may try to smuggle explosives … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics 2014: Airlines warned of possible toothpaste bombs – The Independent

The Independent Winter Olympics 2014: Airlines warned of possible toothpaste bombsThe IndependentThe US Homeland Security Department is warning airlines flying to Russia that terrorists may try to smuggle explosives on board hidden in toothpaste tubes. The threat was passed on … Continue reading

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Sochi Olympics: global press pack hang on for their rooms, lightbulbs and wi-fi – The Guardian

The Guardian Sochi Olympics: global press pack hang on for their rooms, lightbulbs and wi-fiThe GuardianReady for guests: athletes' accommodation at the Olympic village in Sochi. Photograph: Quinn Rooney/Getty Images. "Someone has been sleeping in my bed!" wailed a distraught … Continue reading

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